A rear-end accident happens when one vehicle smashes into the rear of the car in front of him. This can result in car damage or medical consequences, namely whiplash or permanent injuries. If you have been involved in a rear-end accident, and you are seeking restitution for damages, such as emotional, financial, or physical suffering, the Voorhies Law Firm can help.
The Voorhies Law Firm has a team that includes a former insurance defense attorney who can work with you to maximize the benefits owed to you after being in this kind of accident. With a member of their team being selected in the Super Lawyers listing for Rising Stars, you and your accident claim are in good hands.
Being hit from behind means that the car that was following you was negligent in following the rules of the road.
Examples of negligence on the road include:
Drivers have a responsibility to follow a car at a safe distance in the case of any unexpected road hazards that may exist. If someone fails to do this and one car rear ends another one, a crucial rule of the road is broken.
When you are involved in a rear-end accident, a number of injuries can occur. This can be very frustrating, especially if you do not get the compensation that you deserve for your suffering.
Some of the most common injuries include the following:
If you were in a rear-end collision, the first step you should take after medical attention is to call a New Orleans car accident attorney from the Voorhies Law Firm. Rear-end collisions can cause immense personal and property damage, and it is our priority to ensure your full compensation for these damages.
If you have been involved in an accident and need to take swift legal action against a liable party or insurance company, call or email us for a free consultation. It is important to contact us as soon as possible since most auto accident claims must be handled within one (1) year of the date of the accident.
Whether you are located in Morgan City, Houma, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Franklin, New Iberia, or a low-lying area of Louisiana, The Voorhies Law Firm can properly handle your case.
Contact The Voorhies Law Firm to schedule your free case evaluation with one of our New Orleans experienced attorneys.